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It's a girl

Cierra Rose Cortez was born to parents Cherokee Michael Cortez and Maci Renee' Duran on Dec. 13, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in Raceland at Ochsner St. Anne General Hopital. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:46 am
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Around the market

Blaine Greaud, left, is holding a regular white cauliflower and Timmy Perilloux is showing off a Romanesco Italian cauliflower grown on his farm in Montz. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:45 am
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Love is in the air

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Eugene Friloux were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 2010 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in New Orleans. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:44 am
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Spelling it out

Sacred Heart School in Norco held a spelling bee recently. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Trust us

R. J. Vial students were honored for displaying the character trait of trustworthiness. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:40 am
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Capturing the spirit of New Orleans

Congratulations to HHS talented art student, Randy Bowers, who placed fourth in the Cox Cable Art Contest for his painting titled “Spirit of New Orleans.”
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January 27, 2011 at 9:39 am
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Law enforcers doing a good job

It’s hard to feel good about a reduction in the crime rate because any crime at all is a bad thing. But St. Charles Parish is going against the grain of many areas by reducing its overall crime in 2010 by 5.8 percent from 2009. Total numbers fell from 2,456 to 2,313.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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DARE to stop bullying

On Wednesday, Jan. 12, St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department D.A.R.E. Officer Deputy Vicki Ballard Carter talked with kindergarten students at Allemands Elementary School about recognizing and preventing bullying. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and is a nationwide program.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Enjoying the weather

January 27, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Deep dish blueberry pie

Courtesy of Family Features

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January 26, 2011 at 3:35 pm
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“Bee” a lifelong reader

Honeybees took over at R.J. Vial Elementary on Jan. 25 in an effort to promote literacy.
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January 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm
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Time to prune your roses

It would be hard to dispute that the most popular summer-flowering shrub is the rose. Most roses need at least some annual pruning to maintain an attractive shape, remove dead wood and encourage vigorous growth and blooming. This is generally done from the last week of January in south Louisiana through mid-February in north Louisiana.
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January 26, 2011 at 3:30 pm
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Teacher’s death second tragedy to strike R.K. Smith faculty

R.K. Smith Middle School faculty and students are mourning their second loss in less than two years as a teacher was killed in an apparent murder-suicide on Jan. 13.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests

•Cortney L. Madere, 22, of 200 Second St. in Des Allemands, was arrested on Jan. 11 and charged with D.W.I., hit and run, reckless operation, possession of Marijuana, possession of Suboxone, no liability insurance, resisting an officer and driving with a suspended license.

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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Jindal continues to ignore state’s problems

Wednesday, at the Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, “The Roads Scholar” missed a perfect opportunity to assure the public and especially the business community that he has a plan for addressing the state’s $1.6 billion “fiscal cliff.”
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January 21, 2011 at 9:26 am
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Are we heading towards socialism?

According to a dynamic Cuban lady who now lives in Kenner, we are well on our path to socialism.
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January 21, 2011 at 9:25 am
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Boutte man sentenced to life in prison for  murder
Boutte man sentenced to life in prison for murder
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Larry Thompson of Boutte was recently sentenced to life in prison in connection with the 2014 Christmas shooting of 23-year-old David Scott of Houston.